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# Higher Maths 2012 Watch

1. (Original post by daisyclouds)
I couldn't agree more, they tend to be more creative with maths or science subjects :P
Yeah! And they always give us a good question at the end of passage 2 Hope it's a good one this year !
2. does anyone know any websites for old past papers before 2007?! it's such short notice and they would be so handy! please?!
3. http://m.mpatel.webnode.com/exam-papers/ there you go hope that helps! if you need any help just ask

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4. Who's ready for monday? D:
5. I've got the foundations. Doing my serious studying over the next three days. I'm sure it'll be okay though! .
6. Does anybody know how to do this question?
The solution is at the bottom of the page but I am unsure on what it all means?

7. I'm not actually doing the exam as I sat my Higher Maths last year, but I just wanted to wish you all the very best of luck for Monday. I struggled with Maths so much all the way through S5, but with the work and effort, it will come to you in the exam. Trust me, I got 28% in the prelim and managed to get up to a B (which was 65%+ last year).

I'm sure you'll all do brilliantly
8. (Original post by Revolver72)
I've got the foundations. Doing my serious studying over the next three days. I'm sure it'll be okay though! .

Mega stressed D: what's optimisation!!!!????
9. (Original post by OpenArms)
Does anybody know how to do this question?
The solution is at the bottom of the page but I am unsure on what it all means?

if log to base 3 of y =x then we replace the x with 1, this tells us that y=3^1 so y=3 therefore we know the graph passes through the point (1,3) the easy way to do it is to know that the if x = 1 the the log base is y also we then work out where it crosses the axis, so we know we cant take the log of 0 as we never reach 0 on a log graph so y cant = 0 so when x=0 y=1 as anything to power 0 is 1 tha make the answer C! i hope that helps!
10. hey esmerelda ;D
11. (Original post by Imfeelingthis)
whats omtimisation D:
# clueless
12. (Original post by Esmeee)
# clueless
13. (Original post by Reece:))
if log to base 3 of y =x then we replace the x with 1, this tells us that y=3^1 so y=3 therefore we know the graph passes through the point (1,3) the easy way to do it is to know that the if x = 1 the the log base is y also we then work out where it crosses the axis, so we know we cant take the log of 0 as we never reach 0 on alog graph so y cant = 0 so when x=0 y=1 as anything to power 0 is 1 i hope that helps!

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Aw I get you! Thanks!
14. (Original post by OpenArms)
Aw I get you! Thanks!
Sorry for the long way of explaining it! its hard to type all this out on an ipod !
15. (Original post by Reece:))
Sorry for the long way of explaining it! its hard to type all this out on an ipod !
and there was me thinking it was an ipad with that little message it comes up with
16. (Original post by Esmeee)
Mega stressed D: what's optimisation!!!!????
Optimisation is just differentiation in context for example finding the dimensions on a 3-D shape which will give a minimum or a maximum volume - similar lay-out to finding stationary points
17. (Original post by OpenArms)
and there was me thinking it was an ipad with that little message it comes up with
Oo I wish I hope to get one soon though:L!

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18. (Original post by DK95)
Optimisation is just differentiation in context for example finding the dimensions on a 3-D shape which will give a minimum or a maximum volume - similar lay-out to finding stationary points

ah ok, thanks
19. (Original post by Reece:))
http://m.mpatel.webnode.com/exam-papers/ there you go hope that helps! if you need any help just ask

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Thanks! Was looking for old past papers too!
20. (Original post by daisyclouds)
Thanks! Was looking for old past papers too!

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